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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
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Bill D.

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My lessons create a fun and motivational learning environment that promotes goal setting, good habits, positive self esteem based on tangible accomplishments, and an appreciation for the rewards of diligence and perseverance.

My services include music lessons in trumpet, jazz improvisation, music theory, jazz theory, and audition preparation.

I am currently the Principal Trumpeter in the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra, Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, and former Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. I have performed with the Chicago Symphony and Milwaukee Symphony.

I Hold a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and I am a certified band director with 5 years band directing experience.

I particularly enjoy audition coaching, having won three international symphony orchestra auditions myself. My students ...

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
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Adam R.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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Adam R.

87 Reviews
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I have been playing trumpet since 2nd grade. I am comfortable teaching beginner students both in person and online. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
Konrad R.
I enjoyed working with Adam on reducing my accent. He has an uncanny talent to pick up subtleties in my pronunciation to identify where my accent becomes apparent. He worked iteratively with me to find words, syllable, vowels or consonants that I mispronounce. What makes him a great teacher is that he approaches the pronunciation from many different angles. It's not easy to work on your own accent which is why his witty teachings helps a lot to make every session very enjoyable.
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Tetsuya L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Tetsuya L.

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I am a very passionate musician and love to help people overcome musical obstacles with patient, intelligent and efficient learning. I value quality over quantity!

About Tetsuya

Hello! I'm currently Principal Trumpet of the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras and I'm originally from Brisbane, Australia. I recently completed my Master's Degree at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music where I studied with world renowned trumpet teachers, Barbara Bu

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Ruby
Testu was an excellent teacher. He was patient, kind, encouraging and very knowledgeable. He helped me to prepare for auditions, develop a practice routine and find more enjoyment in playing!
Mika
I have known Tetsuya for many years now having gone to high school with him. It was incredibly inspiring to watch him not only perform, but also teach my brother trumpet as well. He was an incredibly patient and kind teacher and helped my brother improve not only on his technical skills and passion for music, but also his confidence in his abilities to play the instrument. He is a kind-hearted, compassionate and patient person and this translates into his music and his teaching.
Tomo
Tetsuya is not only a talented musician, as many people already know, but he is also an incredibly kind and patient teacher. He taught my son not only about technique and musicianship but also the love and fun that can be had through music. He knew the level that my son was at and guided him through his learning and this allowed my son to continuously improve. My son was incredibly luckily to have Tetsuya as his first teacher.

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Steven M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Steven M.

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Relatable and experienced Trombone and Brass teacher looking for beginner/intermediate level students! All ages welcome, no one is too young or too old to learn as long as you like music and want to learn your instrument. We will set goals together based on how YOU want to sound and what music YOU want to play. I will do my best to offer you the knowledge and experience I have while relating it to other concepts/experiences you already possess. In lessons, you can expect to work on tone, embouchure, breathing, rhythms, lip slurs, etc.

Once we have a handle on the basics, I'll arrange music hand tailored for my student based on what music they like to listen to! I've done music for students all ages and many genres. A few examples of favorites are The Polar Express movie soundtrack music, Back to the Future soundtrack, Bad guy by Billie Ellish, We Are Number One from Lazy Town, and many others.

I hope you're excited about these lessons as much as I am because nothing makes me smile ...

About Steven

Hello, I'm Steven! I've been a band geek since 6th grade, and am currently 23 years old. I started playing trombone back then and have since picked up and learned every brass instrument I could get my hands on. I've played with bands of all shapes and sizes, including Symphonic, Marching, Jazz, Roc

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Niko
Our first lesson was a success!
Luca B.
First lesson online with Steven. My 13 yo son was positive about his experience. They took the time to talk trombone & listen to Other artists trombone music. This approach was a natural and appropriate hook em’ for my son. Looking forward to the hands on playing and making music together in subsequent lessons.
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Alexander S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexander S.

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As a professional musician who has been gigging since 2010, I am proficient in a plethora of different styles of music. A self-taught jazz musician who has performed under the direction of world-renowned jazz composer, Maria Schneider. I have also had the privilege of performing with regional symphony orchestras such as the Lima Symphony (OH) and Adrian Symphony (MI).

As an educator, I have been teaching trumpet lessons privately since the summer of 2014. Additionally, I have been a graduate teaching assistant at two different Universities, Bowling Green State University, and the Ohio State University.

I focus my teaching on making sure students have a good foundation that we can build upon. Students will develop tools they can use in order to problem solve and develop their own methods of practicing.

About Alexander

I received my bachelor's degree from SUNY Potsdam's, Crane School of Music. Crane is a world-renowned center for music education where I was fortunate enough to study closely with Dr. James Madeja, Dr. Peter McCoy, Dr. Marsha Baxter, Dr. Mark Campbell, and many others. While attending SUNY Potsdam

Terence B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Arts In Music Performance from Grambling State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Terence B.

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As a teacher, a nurturing, encouraging, and comfortable environment can be expected for any student who chooses to pursue trumpet or piano lessons with me. I believe music lessons should be fun and reassuring for students, in addition to, providing constructive feedback for their musical development.

About Terence

I've been a professional trumpeter and pianist for over 16 years and a music educator for 10 years. I come from a musical family in addition to being a father of two wonderful daughters. I currently hold a Bachelor's of Arts in Music from Grambling State University and finished my Master's in Jazz

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Des Plaines is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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"My son is a high school senior taking lessons from Dr. Heldt. The lesson went very well. My son is very happy to have such a kind and experienced teacher. So glad we found him!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Chris H.
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"William is very good at providing explanations on the mechanics and benefits of warm-up and range exercises. Very motivating to help you to keep a positive attitude toward accomplishing goals."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"I feel fortunate to have Bill as my teacher. Bill is an outstanding player and teacher. I have been able to progress far faster with lessons with Bill than I could on my own."
Pete
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"She is Awesome! I highly recommend her. My son took only an hour and a half class and i see a big improvment. Thank you Tammye!!!!!"
Ayman
Took Trumpet lessons from Tammye D.
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"I appreciated Holly's enthusiasm and great information that motivates me to practice and improve."
Jen
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"He is a great teacher! He has great understanding of the student's needs. Recommend!"
James
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Very patient and is encouraging to someone who 40+ and decided to just start to to learn the trumpet."
Carlos Lopez
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel K.
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"Taking lessons with David opened a whole new perspective in my playing. He was knowledgable about jazz and music in general. His patience and positivity made the lesson very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend him!"
Shannon
Took Trumpet lessons from David N.
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"Mr. Gallo has taught me musically for almost 7 years and I have been taking lessons with him now for almost 6. In my opinion, he is one of the best music instructors I have ever worked with. He is wise, informative, understanding, and flexible with scheduling lessons. He makes sure to do what is best for his students. Without him, I wouldn't be the musician I am today. From having to deal with the physical problems and even improving my musicianship, Mr. Gallo has been able to steer me in the right direction with advice from his past years of teaching and playing. Even after marching in the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps for the past two summers, I have always resorted back to taking lessons with Mr. Gallo. With his help, I have been able to play the highest ranked solos and earned the highest evaluation in my state's Solo and Ensemble events. Now, I am a senior in high school and I feel very confident with my decisions of pursuing music in the future. I highly recommend Mr. Gallo as a trumpet, brass, and even music teacher."
Coral
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My kiddo has completed 5 lessons with Troy and we will be signing up for more! Great communication as well. Thank you."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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